effective climate factor is the Cosmic Ray density
really determines our climate when the solar forcing, represented the Milankovitch
Cycles is too weak to have a major effect as the ice core data indicates?
We have also
seen large temperature changes occurring over short timeframes that are neither
statistically predictable, nor mechanistically predictable.
location of the Younger
Dryas 14,000 to 11,400 ybp
14,700 years ago, the Ice Age deep freeze has been interrupted with an enormous
warm spell. In the brief span of only 50 years the climate warmed up by a
whopping 22 degrees. Then, a few decades later, just as abruptly, the climate
reverted back to Ice Age conditions for another 3000 years until it warmed up
again, just as abruptly, to usher in the current interglacial period. We are
talking about huge changes here that could not possibly have happened if the Sun
had remained a constant factor. Of course we know now that the Sun isn't a
history of climate
Sun's activity decreased in the 1600s so that the sunspots almost disappeared
for 30 years, the Earth went through a little Ice Age (a less then two degree
cooling in respect to the medieval optimum at around 1000 AD, that we haven't
even come close to again since that time).
ionize the atmosphere, increasing cloudiness that reflects sunlight back into
space, and is reducing the greenhouse effect that is 97% caused by water vapor.
Both factors cause global cooling. Without the greenhouse the Earth would be a
frozen snowball. The cosmic-ray intensity determines both factors.
The Milankovitch (26/41/100,000-year) Cycles
The active climate factor: Cosmic-Ray density
What causes unpredictable short term temperature swings?
How solar variation cause mayor climate variation?
Of critical importance for our climate on
CO2 and the Ice Ages
No manmade global warming
Mass Protest by the Scientific Community
If we err by not making the preparations
The moral imperative
The coming Ice Age Renaissance
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